Perfect Creme Brulee

Perfect Creme Brulee Recipe

Very few desserts are more delicious to eat and to look at than this Perfect Creme Brulee.  Translated from the French, this popular dessert means “burnt cream,” referring to the … Continued

Flour Tortilla

Perfect Flour Tortilla Recipe – Torillas de Harina

How to Make Perfect Flour Tortillas By Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, TX   Making homemade flour tortillas really does not take much time.  In fact, they probably don’t take much … Continued

Perfect Fried Eggs Recipe

How To Cook Perfect Fried Eggs  This technique for perfect fried eggs has been adapted from the ultra-meticulous French chef Fernand Point (1897-1955).  His approach involves very gently and slowly cooking … Continued

Perfect Hollandaise Sauce

Perfect Hollandaise Sauce Recipe

  When properly made, the Perfect Hollandaise Sauce is light, billowy, lemony, and rich with butter and eggs.   Making Perfect Hollandaise Sauce uses butter and egg yolks as a … Continued

Pickled Armenian Cucumbers with Fresh Dill Recipe

Refrigerator Pickles – Icebox Pickles   I have made many pickled cucumber recipes with different types of cucumbers.  This refrigerator version is the one our family loves.  Not only are … Continued

Pickled Beets and Eggs

Pickled Beets and Eggs Recipe

Pickled Beets and Eggs recipe is an old Portuguese recipe that my grandparents and mother used to make.  They would pick all the fresh beets that were available in their garden. … Continued

Pistachio Mexican Wedding cookies

Pistachio Mexican Wedding Cookies Recipe

Pistachio Mexican Wedding Cookies are a nice twist on the traditional Mexican Wedding Cake Cookies.  These cookies are rich and full of great flavor.  They make great Christmas cookies with … Continued

Pizza

Pizza – History and Legends of Pizza

  Pizza History – Legends, and Lore of Pizza    Pizza history is very interesting. The actual word “pizza” was first documented in 997 AD in Gaeta, Italy, and successively … Continued

Plum Pudding

Plum Pudding Recipe

Plum pudding is a steamed or boiled pudding frequently served at holiday times.  Plum pudding has never contained plums.  The name Christmas pudding is first recorded in 1858 in a … Continued

Pork Adobo Tacos

Pork Adobo Tacos Recipe

Slow Cooker Method Pork Adobo Tacos are a wonderful and delicious version of tacos that uses lean pork tenderloin and dried Ancho chile peppers. The peppers offer a lovely richness … Continued

plain Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas Recipe

There are probably as many different pork carnitas recipes as there are chili con carne recipe. In Mexico, carnitas are a popular snack. The pork is often used as a … Continued

Pork Chile Verde Recipe

  My son-in-law’s friend, Jesse Amezcua, brought this wonderful Mexican Pork Chile Verde to a potluck gathering and the whole crowd fell in love with this dish. A quote from … Continued

Pork Chops Braised in Milk Recipe

My husband loves this classic Italian Pork Chops Braised in Milk.  He is a gravy lover and this recipe makes its own rich tasting gravy as it cooks.  This pork … Continued

Portuguese Braised Beef Shanks Recipe

  Portuguese Braised Beef Shanks are a wonderful dish with warming spices and a little twist of Mexican chile peppers thrown in.  Creamy, buttered mashed potatoes also go well with … Continued

Potato Bread

Portuguese Potato Bread Recipe

Portuguese Potato Bread is an amazing, slightly sweet, awesome bread. This Portuguese Potato Bread is very festive looking.  I love serving this bread for the Christmas and Easter holidays.  Potato … Continued